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  • Proposal to raise retirement age of AIIMS faculty put on hold Yesterday

    New Delhi: Decision on a proposal to increase the retirement age of AIIMS director and teaching faculty from 65 to 70 years has been deferred for a second time following opposition from several quarters. The proposal was discussed at the Governing Body meeting held recently. "It was turned down following...
  • Supermodel Gisele Bundchen retires from the runway April 17, 2015

    Los Angeles: Gisele Bundchen, the world's highest paid model, has taken her last strut down the catwalk at Sao Paulo Fashion Week, retiring from the runway after 20 years in the fashion industry. To loud cheers from the audience, the 34-year old modeled summer dresses for Brazilian label Colcci on Wednesday...
  • 'No proposal to raise, reduce retirement age of government employees': Lok Sabha March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: There is no proposal to either raise or reduce the retirement age of central government employees from the present 60 years, Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday. "No, madam," Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh said in his reply to a question on whether government proposes...
  • Here's what Google CFO Patrick Pichette wants to do after retiring in 6 months March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: A loving husband, an adventurer at heart, and a CFO by profession- this is what Google's money guy Patrick Pichette can be described as. Patrick is opting for voluntary retirement from the search giant in about six months and he has made public some of his immediate plans...
  • Google CFO Patrick Pichette to retire within next 6 months March 11, 2015

    San Francisco: Google Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette plans to retire after helping the Internet search leader find and train his replacement within the next six months. The impending change, disclosed in a regulatory filing Tuesday, is the latest in a flurry of CFO transitions in the technology industry. Apple, Facebook,...
  • A retirement home recreated famous movie posters for their 2015 calendar and it is both adorable and hillarious March 2, 2015

    Just because they are old and live in a retirement home, does not mean that they don't get to have fun. Because these oldies are clearly rocking it better than us. Recreating iconic movie posters for a calendar is as awesome as it is ingenious as it is adorable.From 'Star...
  • Watch: Bollywood should retire and it is completely true March 1, 2015

    Bollywood gave us a few good movies in 2014, but mostly it was a big pile of dung. With movies like 'Humshakals' that made people reconsider their life choices, and an endless parade of mindless 'Khan movies', it is time to stumble upon the inevitable option: Bollywood should retire. ...
  • West Indies allrounder Dwayne Bravo retires from Test cricket January 31, 2015

    West Indies allrounder Dwayne Bravo has decided to call it quits from the longer format of the game. Bravo played his last Test match against Sri Lanka in December 2010 and on Saturday decided to call it time on his Test career through a statement, reports CMC. "Over the years, with...
  • Delhi elections: Shazia more beautiful, better suited than Bedi for CM post, says Markandey Katju January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju has sparked another row by apparently making a sexist comment involving BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and recently-joined leader Shazia Ilmi. In two successive tweets Katju said, "I regard Shazia Ilmi much more beautiful than Kiran Bedi. If Shazia had...
  • For some, World Cup 2015 may end up as a swan song January 27, 2015

    Since the first edition in 1975 to the last in 2011, the cricket World Cup has always served as the biggest platform for each participating teams and their players to showcase their talent. From Clive Lloyd lifting the Cup in 1975 to Mahendra Singh Dhoni's trophy-clinching six at the Wankhede...
  • Kapil Dev hails Dhoni's retirement timing January 13, 2015

    Saluting his decision to retire from Test cricket, former India captain Kapil Dev on Tuesday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni has given everybody, including the chair-greedy administrators, a food for thought with his bold step. "You could have easily played 100 Tests. We could not do it what you have done by...
  • Will MS Dhoni call it quits after the World Cup? January 1, 2015

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni, just like his captaincy in the longest format, can take people by surprise with his moves - sometimes with his witty remarks, at other times with his change in tactics in the middle of a match. But that's what makes him so unique as a player and...
  • Did MS Dhoni not want to play Test cricket under Kohli? December 31, 2014

    India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has taken the world by surprise with his shocking decision to quit Test cricket. Dhoni's retirement from the longer format on Tuesday soon after the drawn third Test in Melbourne, not only jolted the country's media and former players but also raised several questions about...
  • What was the need for Dhoni to announce his retirement mid-series? December 30, 2014

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni decided to call time on his Test career with immediate effect in the wake of India's series defeat against Australia. ...
  • Who said what on MS Dhoni's Test retirement December 30, 2014

    India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his Test retirement with immediate effect on Tuesday. Dhoni decided to call time on his Test career in the wake of India's series defeat against Australia. Following are the reactions: Sachin Tendulkar: "well done on a wonderful career in test cricket @msdhoni. Always enjoyed playing together. Next target...
  • MS Dhoni signs off from Test cricket December 30, 2014

    Dhoni announced his immediate retirement from Test cricket on Tuesday after India drew third Test against Australia in the ongoing series. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Dhoni retires from Test cricket, Kohli to lead India December 30, 2014

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India's most successful Test captain, has decided to call time on his Test career with immediate effect in the wake of India's series defeat against Australia. ...
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni retires from Tests in the middle of Australia series, shocks world cricket December 30, 2014

    After India lost the Border-Gavaskar series to Australia on Tuesday, with one more Test to go, India's most successful Test captain decided to call time on his Test career with immediate effect. Dhoni, under whom India had become the world's number 1 Test side, wants to concentrate on the shorter format...
  • Jharkhand State Cricket Association urges Dhoni to stay on as captain for full series December 30, 2014

    Jamshedpur: Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) on Tuesday appealed to local lad Mahendra Singh Dhoni to continue as captain for the entire length of the Test series against Australia after the wicketkeeper-batsman decided to quit the longest-format with immediate effect. "I am surprised that Dhoni has called it quits from Test...
  • Is MS Dhoni India's greatest Test captain ever? December 30, 2014

    Dhoni played 90 Tests for India, scoring 4876 runs at a 38-plus average, hitting six centuries and 33 fifties. He also took 256 catches and contributed 38 stumpings. ...
  • Dhoni's decision comes as a huge surprise, says Gavaskar December 30, 2014

    Melbourne: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's retirement news was as surprising to him as to anybody and he never expected the 'Captain Cool' to quit Tests altogether. "The decision comes as a huge surprise. Though it is not sudden. I was expecting him to step down...
  • Dhoni's retirement is an untimely decision, say junior players December 30, 2014

    MS Dhoni, India's most successful Test captain, has decided to call time on his Test career with immediate effect in the wake of India's series defeat against Australia. ...
  • MS Dhoni retires: Tenure vindicated India's malaise of poor travellers December 30, 2014

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with all the success that he has got at the international level, always gave that guy next door feeling and from the streets of Ranchi to becoming the heartthrob of millions, he always had his own way of doing things. We might agree to disagree on a...
  • Factbox: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni December 30, 2014

    Factbox on former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who quit Test cricket on Tuesday. Born: July 7, 1981 in Ranchi. Nickname: Mahi. Made his Test debut against Sri Lanka in 2005, scoring 30 in the rain-hit match in Chennai. He went on to play 90 Tests for India, amassing 4876 runs at a...
  • It is absolutely right call from MS Dhoni, says Shishir Hattangadi December 30, 2014

    MS Dhoni, India's most successful Test captain, has decided to call time on his Test career with immediate effect in the wake of India's series defeat against Australia. ...
  • MS Dhoni retires: Profile of India's most successful Test captain December 30, 2014

    Regarded as one of India's greatest captain, MS Dhoni has been a revelation in the game of cricket. With his unorthodox style of batting, Dhoni was not considered an ideal batsmen for Test cricket, but he has proved everyone wrong as India won the top prize in all formats of...
  • Happy with the draw at the MCG, says MS Dhoni December 30, 2014

    Melbourne: After salvaging a draw against Australia, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni expressed satisfaction with his team's performance in the third cricket Test, which eventually turned out to be his last match in the longer format following his shocking retirement. Australia had finished their second innings at 318/9 at lunch to...